Coronavirus FAQs

These are the answers to questions about COVID-19 posed by you. We will keep you up to date with any new information and advice as we get it.


If you suspect you have COVID-19

Is there a booster and flu jab this autumn 2023?

How can I ensure I keep testing for Covid?

Are there any treatments for coronavirus?

What is the living with Covid plan?

How do I know if I’m on immunosuppressive drugs?

I haven’t heard about my next hospital appointment, what should I do?

Preventing others from infecting you

What about my medical treatment?

I'm on immunosuppressant drugs and have had 2 COVID jabs, can I start meeting people again?

Will I need to shield again in the future? How will those decisions be taken?

What about my oxygen supply?

‍I'm feeling more breathless. Can I have an oxygen test?

Should I wear a face mask?

What happens if I am admitted to hospital?

What about medications and the coronavirus?

What can I do to help others?

This information was originally published on 4 March 2020, and was last updated on 7th October 2022. This advice is updated as new information becomes available.